Girl Scouts of Colorado relies on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations. While it only costs $15 to join Girl Scouts, it actually costs more than $400 per year to provide each girl with Girl Scout programs.
Join our Annual Giving Circles of Leadership with a gift of $250 or more!
Endowment Challenge Campaign: A Legacy of Leadership
A strong endowment enables GSCO to meet current and future program needs, maintain a stable funding stream despite fluctuations in the economy, lower our dependence on the cookie sale and have the ability to respond to immediate or emergency needs.
Rae Ann and Richard E. Dougherty Look Wider International Travel Fund provides annual scholarships to Girl Scouts applying for international travel destinations. Competitive applications open each fall.
In 2015, the inaugural Stephanie A. Foote Leadership Prize will be awarded to a Girl Scout who has earned a Gold Award in the current year and whose project is selected by an independent panel as an exceptional example of sustainable leadership.
An Opportunity Grant subsidizes the cost of uniforms, program materials, trainings, Council-sponsored events/camp/travel and GSUSA destinations for girls and volunteers. We provide more than $100,000 in opportunity grants each year.
The Highest Awards Girl Scouts can earn are Silver, Bronze and Gold. Girls and troops take action with projects designed to make a difference in their communities.
Power Up, Girl Scouts of Colorado’s anti-bullying program, encourages the 85 percent of the population who are bystanders to bullying (rather than targets or bullies) to recognize the strength in those numbers and use it to intervene when they see something wrong.
Community Outreach Programs
Discover all You Can Be afterschool program is for girls age 5-15 affiliated with housing developments, low resource schools and/or who are often homeless or transient.
Focus on Ability is for girls age 5-18 identified as needing special education, girls have learning, behavioral, mental and physical disabilities ranging from mild to extreme.
Girls Are Great provides contemporary girl programming to 5th-8th grade girls addressing the tremendous amount of change girls in this age range are experiencing both physically and psychologically.
Girls Looking Forward is for girls age 11-18 who are in alternative school or are in residential correction and treatment facilities.
Greeley: Fun in the Sun focuses on STEM topics
Pueblo: Girl Scout Survivor Family Style at Lazy Acres exposes girls to outdoor adventure and survivor skills.
Colorado Springs: Mall Lock In themes include science, cultures and history
Mountain Community: Keystone Science Camp includes topics such as Wonders of Winter Snow and Wild and Wacky Weather.
Denver Metro: Rocks and Roles/Women on the Ridge where geoscientists teach participants about Dinosaur Ridge and Mesozoic Colorado
Girl Scouts of Colorado is a United Way Agency.
For more information about how your gifts of time and talent can make a difference, contact:
Director of Development
Girl Scouts of Colorado
3801 E. Florida Ave., Suite 720
Denver, CO 80210